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Jan 17, 2019
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh given life sentence in murdered journalist case; 3 others also get same punishmentDera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has been given life sentence for the murder of Haryana-based journalist Ram Chandra Chatrapati in 2002.
Nov 28, 2018
Bihar shelter home rape cases: Supreme Court transfers investigations to CBI, says no transfer of officers without permissionBihar has 17 such homes and the CBI is already probing the Muzaffarpur shelter home case. In response, the CBI told the bench that it will file a chargesheet regarding the case by 7 December.
Nov 27, 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Nitish Kumar govt's treatment of case 'tragic, shameless and inhuman', says Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court slammed the Bihar government over its failure to file correct FIR in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case and gave the Nitish Kumar government 24 hours to it add charges under section 377 (rape) of the IPC and the POCSO Act in the FIRs.
Nov 22, 2018
Shakti Mills gangrape case: Bombay HC to begin final hearing on 14 Jan; plea filed by three acussed against death sentenceThe Bombay High Court on Wednesday fixed 14 January for a detailed hearing on petitions filed by three persons on death row for raping a photojournalist at Shakti Mills compound here in 2013.
Nov 19, 2018
Delhi HC questions trial courts' decision to refer serious criminal cases such as rape, economic fraud for mediationThe Delhi High Court said it was questionable as to whether in cases of serious or heinous crimes, the parties should approach it seeking to quash criminal proceedings against them on the grounds that they have arrived at a settlement.
Nov 17, 2018
#ThisIsNotConsent: Thong presented as proof of consent in rape case triggers widespread protests across IrelandProtests have flared across Ireland this week, triggering a viral campaign online after a defence lawyer showed a 17-year-old girl's thong or G-string in court as alleged proof of her consent.
Oct 29, 2018
Man arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla for raping daughter after accused's son lodges complaintInvestigation was taken up by the Police Station at Kunzer in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district
Oct 03, 2018
Supreme Court says rape survivor failing to identify accused or turning hostile doesn't mean perpetrator can go scot-freeThe Supreme Court while upholding the Gujarat High Court judgement sentencing one Hemudan Nanbha Gadhvi to 10 years in jail for raping a nine-year-old girl in 2004 relied on the medical report of the survivor which confirmed the sexual assault.
Sep 11, 2018
Kerala nun rape case is India's 'Spotlight' moment: Role of State more important than ever in this battle with ChurchThis is not a Church matter. The role of the state in a democratic, secular, republic, is to protect the rights of the individual, not of organisations or cabals of the powerful. And, this is where the State needs to act.
Aug 09, 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: CBI demands detailed medical report of key accused Brajesh ThakurCentral Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has demanded detailed medical report of Brajesh Thakur, the key accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, from Muzaffarpur jail's doctor.